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Payne Stewart Plane Crash

Payne Stewart - one of the most stylish golfers ever. #golf #fashion - Ah, Payne...we really miss you.

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Shocking and tragic sports deaths

Payne Stewart's 1999 U.S. Open win at Pinehurst Resort, Stewart won his last major title, memorably holing a 15-foot par putt that defeated Phil Mickelson by a stroke on an exciting day's final round.

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Because he was one of the classiest golfers the US had - gone too soon :(

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Payne Stewart Plane Crash in a field in South Dakota. Compare to 9/11 crash in Pennsylvania.

Payne Stewart (d. 10/25/1999) died in a plane crash at age 41 when he'd just had his best (two million dollar) year, winning the US Open. This ghost is easy to celebrate as his signature was the revival of traditional golf attire anyone can purchase online or in their local golf shop. Be colorful. Be traditional. Plenty of ghost hours are sure to be hosted in the clubs. Payne Stewart, we won't forget you!

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Hypoxia and Eventual Plane Crash Led to DEATHS – Golf Pro Payne Stewart et al, USA This true story involves the deaths of six people who perished aboard a plane – two crew members and four passengers, including two-time U.S. Open golf champ Payne Stewart. Plane crashes are nothing new but the way these people died...

Payne Stewart was a gifted golfer, winning three majors before his untimely death at age 42 in a plane crash in 1999. Visit to learn more.

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23 Champion Golfers Who Died Tragically Young

Payne Stewart's death in a plane crash is not the only early death among golfers. Unfortunately, there are many others who died tragically young.

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Payne Stewart won the first U.S. Open played at Pinehurst No. 2 in 1999, played in the Ryder Cup later that year and then was tragically killed in a bizarre plane crash that October.